U.S. Rep. Hansen Clarke says he is putting the finishing touches on legislation to simply student loan repayment for college graduates an ensure they enter the workforce free from the burden of overwhelming debt.
More than 60 percent of University students graduated with debt in 2010. The average student left with more than $27,000 in student loan debt. But some students are able to earn the cost of tuition and living expenses by balancing school work with full-time jobs.
A Cal State L.A. student had sought a preliminary injunction to block the 9% increase for next fall, arguing that the system's trustees violated public meeting laws during a session disrupted by protesters.